The Scottish Government has announced an immediate ban on fracking, spelling an end to industry’s bid to drill for shale gas in Scotland.
Pension funds run by ten Scottish local authorities invest more than £400 million in 23 fracking companies.
Allowing fracking in Scotland could pose “serious risks” to the health of workers, according to a new analysis.
Loud noises produced by the fracking industry could cause sleep deprivation, stress and heart disease in surrounding communities.
Fracking will not be safely regulated in Scotland, according to an expert report.